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Windows Azure Data Storage

Book Description

Make tools for storage accessible from Azure apps and any Internet connected app

In Windows Azure Data Storage, Simon Hart of Microsoft's Windows Azure Center of Excellence Team gives you all the tools you need to provide storage that is accessible both from Windows Azure applications and any application connected to the Internet. The book starts with an overview of the fundamental concepts, and then quickly dives in to configuring, scenario mapping, security, backup, recovery, and maintenance of the various data storage options.

Contents include:

  • Data Storage Options

  • Local Storage

  • Blob Storage

  • Queue Storage

  • Windows Azure Service Bus

  • Table Storage

  • Windows Azure SQL Database

  • Migrating Data

  • SQL Data Sync

  • Windows Azure Data Storage is ideal for professionals looking to quickly utilize one of the data storage mechanisms in Azure.